Authorities have determined that Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, died of a drug overdose.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three people died and four others were hospitalized early Sunday in what police said appeared to be a mass drug overdose. The victims, all men, appear to have taken narcotics at the same time and in the same place in an apartment on Pittsburgh’s South Side, authorities said. It wasn’t immediately clear […]
Two people are facing charges after a seven-month investigation into an overdose death in Torrington.
Torrington Police make a 3rd arrest in connection with a fatal drug overdose last year.
Drug overdose deaths are falling for the first time in three decades, the Centers for Disease Control says.
A Wethersfield woman is facing manslaughter charges in connection to a man’s fatal overdose in Windham two years ago.
The number of high-dose opioid prescription painkillers dispensed fell to about 38 million last year, from nearly 49 million the year before.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades. The number of naloxone prescriptions dispensed by U.S. retail pharmacies doubled from 2017 to last year, rising from 271,000 to 557,000, health […]
Democrat Ned Lamont prevailed in a tight contest for governor, dozens of people fell ill in a mass overdose on the New Haven Green and Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel saw a ruling go his way in a decades-long legal saga.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fentanyl is driving drug overdose deaths in the U.S. overall, but in nearly half of the country, it’s a different story. Meth is the bigger killer, a new government report shows. Nationwide, most deaths still involve opioid drugs like fentanyl and heroin. But in 2017, the stimulant meth was the drug […]